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some of your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affordable health care for our city employees without jeopardizing the city's fiscal solvency is a priority of mine in the challenge that we have to take together. this year will spend 574 million dollars for the health care of our current employees retirees and dependents, about seven point eight percent of our city spending. in addition to annual bending for healthcare we have an equally significant issue on the horizon. the unfunded cost of paying for healthcare for all current employees once they retire. last november 2012 the city assessed our retiree health-care obligations an estimated the unfunded liability to be 4.4 billion dollars. over the past several years we have taking a number of important steps to address the structural budget issues associated with employee benefits in healthcare. in 2008 the city passed proposition c, charter amendment that lengthen t
restaurants that are not following the city's healthcare law. the long list. sharon tells us they are charging customers extra, but not giving all that extra money back to employees who deserve it. >> when you dine out in san francisco, you pay a little extra to help fund the worker's healthcare, but the city attorney says dozens of restaurants aren't using all that money for their employees. some people find it hard to swallow. >> i think it's terrible. as it is, the waiters and staff are letting off tips and don't normally get full benefits. >> they can stop charging 4.5% on my bill. >> san francisco city attorney is telling 50 restaurants to clean up their act in three months. >> by doing so, they can avoid litigation by my office for consumer fraud. >> we don't know which of the city's thousands of restaurants are under investigation, but we obtained a list of 100 who have taken more money than they paid out. in 2011, chef michael collected more than half a million dollars in healthcare surcharges. actually spent about $200,000 for employee's healthcare. for a profit of $327,000. the
so far. >> we talked about the healthcare panel that was created. we will figure out how to get around the doctor's shortage and so on and obama care and other reasons as well. the council was supposed to keep us honest and make sure the president listens to the recommendation and they were with obama care. if they never get the support they never meet and wind up defunct. >> a lot of what inner circles like, counselor you have not been gone from washington, d.c. for so long you don't know why people put these commissions together put heat off when they are weak like the president's healthcare law or in this case the job situation, or just look busy. in washington we have a commission equals we are not going to do anything on this. you hear the phrase blue ribbon commission. >> they were looking into it. as far as solutions go that or the jobs crisis we will see. chris, thanks. >>> on the same days we learn about the demise of the job's council we are getting a few key economic reports first jobless claims. the number of americans filing for unemployment claims went up sharply l
that stems from the healthcare law and basically says that supermarkets have tollable all kinds of foods. they are get in big trouble if they don't. basically something that is unpackaged. from a bakery or the favorite cupcakes. the salad and food bars and hot bars out there. basically you have to label everything or what happens. >> if you don't label it supermarkets face thousands of dollars worth of fines and executives at supermarkets could be put in federal jails. >> shannon: you can go to jail if you don't label the foods correctly under the federal regulation? >> that is absolutely right. a sweeping regulation that affects thousands items in the supermarket. because of this we could see a number of items going away. i can guarantee that you that shoppers will see higher prices at the register. >> shannon: how does this work essentially? stems from the healthcare law but my understanding is this comes from the food and drug administration which has admitted that this didn't necessarily extend to supermarkets and grocery stores but they decided they are going to. >> that is absolute
rhetoric, about universal healthcare, and who should get that... should that be extended to the entire population? i think a good place to start is with the children. my god, we should be trying to take care of our children. you know, the issues about adults are very complex, and, you know-- many adults-- the reasons they're unhealthy are because of things they do themselves or do to themselves. but kids are incredibly vulnerable, and i would think it would have to be a priority of ours to try and protect and ensure their health. marc shiffman: there are too many people out there... who are senior citizens-- fixed low income. medicare is their only insurance, and as they get older, as they get sicker, as they need more medications, they are having to make difficult choices. - hi. how are you doing today? - hello, mrs. phillips. - how are you? - it's good to see you. my social worker spends some time almost every day calling up drug companies, filling out forms to get special dispensations for medications. people break pills in half to stretch them, or they just go without because they'
in san franciscan mean you will pay extra for a healthcare surcharge. we broke this story exclusively several months ago that restaurants were collecting cash from customers but not making it available to employees. our investigation first uncovered a few restaurants that were breaking the law. today, we're learning from the city attorney the problem is more widespread. part of the dining experience in san francisco is paying a little more to help cover your server's healthcare. >> we're here today to announce -- >> reporter: but according to the city attorney, many restaurants will be breaking the law. he is now telling nearly 50 of them to clean up their acts or get charged with fraud. >> they charge surcharges to be in compliance with san francisco's universal healthcare law but use little or none of the funds to provide healthcare benefits to employees. >> reporter: he won't disclose the names of the restaurants under investigation but sent out warning letters giving them three months to come forward. we have obtained a list of nearly 100 rest
's freedom to make her own healthcare decisions to come talk about their resolve in the face of fierce opposition from the right. jessica gonzÁlez-rojas is executive director of the national latina institute for reproductive health. she is an adjunct professor of latino and latin american studies at the city university of new york and has taught courses on reproductive rights, gender, and sexuality. lynn paltrow is founder and executive director of national advocates for pregnant women. she has served as a senior staff attorney at the aclu's reproductive freedom project and recently published this study in the american journal of public health, "roe v. wade and the new jane crow." welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> before we get to what you're up against 40 years after roe versus wade, i want to ask you a question from your own experience, long experience in both cases of working with women. what does compulsory childbearing mean to a woman? what are the effects of knowing that you are not free to decide for yourselves whether to become a mother or not? >> well, we kn
not know if the health-care cost dragon has been slain or is just hibernating. how much of the slow increase comes from the sluggish economic recovery where people without insurance postpone care over which they don't have any kind of discretion at all, and what about the chronic conditions that continued the development of more sophisticated and expensive treatments and tasks? and for the most expensive health care program there is the fact that 10,000 baby boomers are joining me in the over 65 club every day. despite the encouraging numbers about 2011 there is still a lot about this issue to be discussed and analyzed. and here we are with what i think is going to be a very good program on that topic. we are fairly pleased to have, as our partner in today's program, the commonwealth fund. and we are especially pleased to have as our co-moderator today, dr. david blumenthal. i will mention that his policy an analyst -- on top of his policy and analytical expertise he is a care -- welcome to your first online briefing as the head of commonwealth. we are pleased to have you here. >> i
information about the future of healthcare after the top experts told congress yesterday a shortage of doctors is already compromising care at some of our bigs hospitals. they are predicting this is about to get a whole lot worse than the coming months. dr. siegel is next. >> two of america's popular frozen pizzas may be joining you. >> new concerns over the future of healthcare after the top medical experts yesterday warned the u.s. senate about the growing doctor shortage in america. here is some of what they had to say. >> as we have heard today nearly $10 million is spent by the federal government to support these hospitals. currently we have no planning in place to actually meet the needs of our population of the united states with regard to a physician work force. >> it is estimated 30 million americans will gain coverage through medicaid and/or health insurance exchange. 130 million will still remain uninsured. we strongly support the coverage expansions which open the door to a broader healthcare system with many of our patients. we know well coverage alone doesn't equate to access. >>
your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections tuberculosis lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores have ha
. >>> state lawmakers are getting ready to tackle the issue of healthcare expansion. the new proposal lawmakers plan to make on monday and how it could impact your medical coverage. >> kind of surprising, because you don't really think of that happening around here. >> plus, a scare at a high school in lafayette. the warning school officials are sending to parents and the precaution the school is taking to keep kids safe. >> and a live look outside. wow, you heard rosemary talking about it. there it is. that is the sunol grade. pretty foggy out there, so foggy you can't see the roadway. if you're headed out the door in the next few minutes in the area, two hands on the wheel and drive very slow. 9:13, you're watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with
, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue
sustainable and profitable growth will come from the b2b-- avionics, healthcare. we are just scratching the surface in terms of technology application. we'll panasonic w manufacturing televisions? -- >> will panasonic still be manufacturing televisions? >> i think displays will still have the prominent place in home in communicating content and information. >> joe taylor, chairman and president of panasonic north america. this is "the communicators." "the communicators" is on --ation at ces last vegas 201 lsaas vegas 2013. more next week. >> on "newsmakers" senator chuck grassley talks about guns and immigration reform and other topics. sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. eastern here on c-span. now a panel of policy-makers examines how congress and l
. it is very easy to live here and not speak english, and have a wonderful life and still get healthcare and e and and education. that is a big assumption. >> that is the palt way to citizenship. >> maybe they want to continue living illegally and not paying taxes and enjoying all the benefits. uma: juan, do you think this the end it will be a big showdown with the president and congress over this security issue? >> it could be. but i don't think that either side wants it to slow down this process. i think we are on a fast track, uma. i think that both republicans and democrats see political advantage to getting a deal done and want it done. i think that's why senator rubio has been able to persuade so many people on the right and some -- he's a tea party favorite that this is the time to get it done, and i think from the president's perspective it's key to his legacy to his second term agenda. uma: on the other side of this, from the g.o.p. if they do get a deal done this will hopefully operate door for more hispanics to take a second look at the g.o.p. >> absolutely. what bothers me. we are
. >> until campaigns become as important as jobs and healthcare and clean air then it will always be a secondary issue and they will vote based on those larger issues. and the campaign finance issue has become such a sort of cynical response by the public that they're not going to vote on that. they're going to vote for the politician who is going to help them get their kid a better education or get their mother in a better situation for elder care facility. >> gavin: the frustration for me is you've got extraordinary people. i really believe this in politics who are trapped by an extraordinarily bad system you saw this with president obama who said i can't stand these super pacs but realized you cannot unilaterally disarm if you're in this game, and he would be crushed and rolled over. how do we reconcile that. good people trapped in a bad system. how do we ultimately manifest that. >> well, i think you need someone who breakaway and who will understand, and i believe this to be true, if they say i will not take super pac money that the people who hate the campaign finance system
before president obama's healthcare reforms take effect. there's a new effort to put an end to this insurance practice. and you are look there, groundhog day. will there be an early spring or a long winter? a long winter? we will ♪ let's face it. everyone has their own way of doing things. at university of phoenix we know learning is no different. so we offer personalized tools and support, that let our students tackle the challenge of going back to school, like they do anything else... their way. mmmmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer, and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals, starting at $8.99. only at denny's. [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep i
insurer raising rates today by double digits before president obama's healthcare reforms take effect. there's a new effort to put an end to this insurance practice. >>> and it is groundhog day. will there be an early spring or long winter? long winter? we will tell youdays of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the maki
longer and the cost of healthcare for retirees has soared. the pool of money is smaller though the demand on that pool is greater. leaving the current workers to ask whether there will be enough in the fund when they are ready to retire. the problem is the squeeze. >> fan it is tick. that was squeezey the pension python the cartoon character introduced by the office of illinois governor pat quinn to raise public awareness about the state's growing pension problem. they owe more than they have in the coffers. legislate tours failed to enact any meaningful reform. this past weekend moody investor as service decided to downgrade to the lowest in the nation. just ahead in california they warn of a still negative outlook. all of this you may think i don't live in illinois it's not my problem. people in chicago can deal with this. not so fast. we are hearing reports in the wall street journal the city of chicago is considering a move that would schiffed retiree health benefits they can't pay to you the federal taxpayer. michael reagan is chairman of the reagan group and also a political consult
clara county will focus on healthcare and gun violence this year. board of supervisor's president ken yeager outlined his top priorities during his state of the county address. as far as the affordable healthcare act, he wants to tackle childhood obesity, h.i.v. and consolidating mental health and drug treatment into a behavioral health department. yeager hopes to create a gun byback program and -- buyback program and encourage convicted felons to turn in their firearms. >>> 70-year-old katherine kitty petten was killed monday night at a hampton in this littleton, new hampshire. she was in town to attend a trustee meeting for her alma mater. the attack appears to be random. the second faces second-degree murder charges. >>> 7:37. let's bring sal back. you are still following what's going on in livermore. >> that's right. we're gonna show you video of this fatal crash that occurred just after 6:00 this morning. a car burst into flames after being involved in a wreck. eastbound 580 at north greenville road. this car, the person inside died as a result of the injuries. these are pictures
plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could really add up. these kind
would expect the government actuaries to be lowering their forecast for government healthcare costs. they haven't. if you look at both the government actuaries are now saying will happen about federal health care's ending, the problem is -- healthcare spending the problem is worse. you do not have to fix social security, the affordable care act will fix our spending problem. we fixed that areas they are now saying we haven't done it. so we have to do some unspecified health care reform. that is a problem. >> no one ever said we've never had to do anything about social security area where the description has always done is that the problems in social security are more manageable. it has a deficit if you look over the next 75 years. reasonably sensible changes that we could understand could dilip that area there is a lot -- you deal with that. people say we should deal with that. the affordable care act was never supposed to solve all of our entitlement programs. it was all a mixture of, we do have a problem that 40 million americans that don't have health insurance or access to healt
that healthcare workers get flu shots or wear a mask at work. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us how it's working. >> reporter: prior to this year if you worked in healthcare in contra costa county, getting the flu shot was voluntary but this year the county health department mandated employees either get the shot or -- >> or while they are working in patient care areas to wear a surgical mask. >> reporter: at sutter delta medical center in antioch, as of november 96% of the staff got the shot up from 67% two years ago. >> best thing to do for the patients. it's for patient safety. it's for my safety, my family. >> reporter: alameda and santa clara counties also adopted this mandate this year. contra costa county says it is gone from 64% when it was voluntary to 74% this year. >> there are a few people that vocalize that they weren't happy with the requirement. >> reporter: the california nurses association strongly encourages its members to get flu shots but does not like that it's mandatory. a spokesman said it would be better to isolate sick patien
medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could
healthcare costs. >> that's right. >> paul: all right, when we comeca back, hillary clinton's swan song as she prepares to leave washington a look at her final performance and her future in politics. red lobster's 30 shrimp. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food diffently. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night whot decided they would go kill some americans. what difference, at this point, does it make? caliber an oscar performance from outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton this week as she testified on capitol hill about the september 11th attack on n. benghazi that killed u.s. ambassador
supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >>> following breaking news, sky 7 is live, you can seat car just noi being removed from a tree the driver has been taken to the hospital. this is on pinole valley road. so keep an eye on the situation. >>> a military family will be reunited with a dog stolen from the home a year and a half ago. pooka was found roaming the streets in new mexico two weeks ago. she was turned over to a shelter and taken in by mel any lopez, turned out she had a microchip and a scan determined she belonged to a family from kentucky. the fa
that they receive no federal assistance like obamacare and healthcare. path to citizenship, once you get over those hurdles here are what people have to have. register and pass background checks, pay a fine and back taxes, earn probationary legal status. you can be here, but you are probationary. learn english. continue to pay taxes. show u.s. work history. get a green card and then apply for citizenship. the back of the line. jonah goldberg, mara liasson, political correspondent, national public radio and syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles? >> a large number of americans have a view that i advocated if you do legalization after the enforcement of the border americans would accept that. that is what the bill here or proposal here appears to do. once you get enforcement, you have to go through a path to get a green card citizenship. that is highly misleading. under the proposal, the day the bill is filed you get instant citizennization for 11 million illegals immigrants. if there is trouble with enforcement of the border you not going to get the government revoking legalization after
is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: chatting with you live at billpressshow at current.com. >> bill: 33 minutes now after the hour on the "full court press." this tuesday morning january 29 welcome. good to see you. we're coming to you from our nation's capital. our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c. brought to you today by the united steelworkers and their colorful outspoken international president. got a piece up on "huffington post" this morning about taxes and the aversion to paying taxes among americans. i'm talking about the one and only leo gerard. the united steelworkers. north america's largest industrial union representing over 1.2 million active and retired members. we find out more about their good work at their web site, usw.org. we recommend keeping up to date on what's going on here in our natio
getting timely, mental health care should have another option -- access to the thousands of healthcare providers that care for military families. the proposal borrows from the playbook of republican mitt romney who raised the idea during the presidential campaign. congressman miller said the proposal would double overnight the number of psychiatrists available to veterans who need mental health treatment. senate majority leader harry reid said he anticipates a full senate vote on the confirmation of john kerry to be the next secretary of state. the foreign relations committee is set to confirm the nomination and send it on to the full senate. large senate coverage to get that 10:00 a.m. eastern time on c-span -- coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span2. >> one cannot count the times that american say we are the best country in the world. what a marvelously stupid thing to say. of all the countries in the world, everybody think they are pretty good. why do we have to believe we are the best? what does that mean why do we have -- mean, and why do we have to assert it all of
that the healthcare, covers programs that would offer, you know, treatment for mental illness. >> senator finestien proposed an assault weapon ban and it kind of looks like the burdy law in california and it specifically calls for stopping the sale and transferring the importtation of more than 100 specifically names guns and it goes on as the law does in the state and it says that certain futures create and if a gun has a certain feature it is an assault weapon and therefore it is ban. and it also talks about addressing, the high capacity magazines. we want to stop at ten rounds. and here, at home, marelee is proposing a san francisco ordinance, that would prohibt certain ammunition and it goes on to fine the rounds that are exclusive for the law enforcement and the military and get that back in the hands of the police. and also, it would be held that somebody that sells, more than 500 rounds, of ammunition of one sale it must be reported to the police, so that is what the future holds, you know, microstamping is here and not in use, president obama presented his plan. the senator presented her we
an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >>> "wall street journal" and "new york times" are accusing chinese hackers are infiltrating their computer systems, reporting that they repeatedly broke into computers and stole pass wards claiming they were hunting for files. the chinese government has denied claims. now, the journal claims hackers were trying to monitor coverage of china not to gain commercial advantage or misappropriate any customer information. >> twitter engineers have been working and service tablets would be -- could be fac
? >> what is in the affordable care act are certain mandates that pushed the cost of healthcare up. those mandates have to do with information technology. they have to do with the delivery of specific services at a specific time. these are coming together in a confluence and the cost are extensive. at the same time that medicare rates are dropping. they are taking hundreds of billions of dollars away from medicare in the first several years. hospitals have had to accommodate. in order to survive, the smaller ones have been brought up by the larger ones. connell: people say to themselves that some of these costs are up front costs, information technology, it will be costly for doctors and hospitals to upgrade their systems. over the long-term, consolidation and other industries has saved money. >> healthcare is unlike any other industry. it is not an industry. that is the problem. people do not understand that. the only way that will happen is to squeeze more and more out of the supply side. that will not work. the issue is, how do you control the supply and the demand. that is not being a
to take cover. >> at the state capital lawmakers began a session to work on implementing healthcare reform. all 50 states have till 2014 to comply with the act. that includes setting up exchanges where residents can shop for health insurance. law makers are working on changing rules to medi-cal to comply with law. law makers are hopeful that could comply in advance of the deadline on january 1 next year. >>> yahoo announced better than expected earnings. they announced their first full quarter owners under the new ceo. revenue increased 2% from the previous year to $1.35 million. the first gain for the year since 2008. >>> on wall street today, the dow is down 14 to 13,881. the nasdaq is up 4 at 3,154. the s&p is down 2 at 1,500. >>> a government watch dog group says the treasury department violated guidelines when it approved raises at three firms. the raises were okayed for 18 executives. 14 were for $100,000 or more. one was for a million dollars. together they received $250 billion in federal bail out money, only aig has paid back all of its bail out. >>> a local group wants to move si
by policies they don't understand. we were trying to figure out about the healthcare. 'if weir struggling to figure out what that is, that is not a good use of your time. instead of making things simple and effective and efficient and fair, we're getting all these thousands of regulations that are confusing and stagnant and just enrage go people. >> businesses have to have a fleet of lawyers to figure out obamacare. they are afraid of being penalizes. they wanted to keep the employee count down. as a businessman, it's pretty clear what is happening here and it's just bad economic policy. even worse, the spending. we're not talking about it enough. president says it is no problem. we're spending more than we're bringing in. >> greta: if spending is not a problem, they then why raise the debt ceiling? >> the goal now of the whole conservative movement is push congress to put our country on a path to a balanced budget. president calls that radical. over ten-year period, if we don't stop spending we're going to bankrupt our country. >> greta: do you think washington has a spending problem or
raising rates by double-digits before healthcare reforms take effect. there is new process to put an end to it. and it is groundhog day, will it be an early spring or a lo >> carolyn: a disturbing report out of southern california. a preschool is shutting down while allegations between sex between preschool children is being investigated. a the father of a boy planning to file a lawsuit after his son described receiving sex from a five-year-old girl. would than other boy is making the same claim. the state department of social services has cited the school for at least one sexual incident between the kids plus lack of overall supervision and improper teacher-child ratio. child protect active services is investigating. >>> huge power plant near san diego came crashing down less than an hour ago. >> it was all planned for the new 60 foot tall south bay power plant. it was imploded using explosives this morning. the plant was shut down three years ago, demolished to make way for a new 24 on an acre public park, an rv park and an industrial development. >> blue cross health insurance is hitt
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